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Have you even seen an elephant penis? Because I have, and the colors align to Slashdot. The beta is so bad, Roland Piquepaille is surrendering his account (as the French do). The GNAA has reorganized to post fake job offerings on Dice.com with an emphasis on affirmative action. Profane Motherfucker has come out of retirement simply to say: "fuck this shit.""
" Sun said Microsoft was trying to undermine the credibility of the
Java language by presenting a crippled brand of Java applications that
run only on the Windows platform. "
It would take the likes of a forensic expert who is a cross between Columbo, Chuck Norris and Bruce Schneier in order to have any credibility to base an act of war on and that person would not be working at SAIC, NSA or the Pentagon. That person is the one who pwned you.
What you end up with is the mess that Iran is in right now. They want to be plenty pissed at Israel and the US, so it's very easy for someone to put whatever they want in their server logs and point a finger. You want to go to war with that info?
Tool #2 is to buy-up the competition and kill it (Skype for Asterisk) thereby eliminating the possibility of any alternatives disrupting the Microsoft market space. This doesn't work so well with Open Source software. But that hasn't stopped M$ from trying.
Tool #3 is to FUD,FUD,FUD the bejeezes out of the competition until a false sense of reality is created/believed. This works well with FOSS and is the tack M$ has taken with regards to FOSS but they have not succesfully killed it off yet.
Microsoft has been an empire built on what ought to be illegal business tactics and it's *FINALLY* folding in on itself. Gates will not be back, at least publicly. He won't want to be at the helm when the place finally goes under in the next 5 years.
Let's do some research to develop an resistent strain of . It will be a boon for food crop.
Maybe the people trashing the field were protecting their future food supply from a corrupt legal system.
Initially, yes. But it used the LAN to replicate.
"Stuxnet would first try to spread to other computers on the LAN through a zero-day vulnerability"
Too bad, but they've jumped the shark. I used to spend more time in RS than I did in school, but they turned into a cell phone and overpriced-computer-component shop. Don't know how they are going to pull anything together out of that to ressurect what they once were.
No matter how many people speak out the "truth", there have been so many wildly different stories and claims that everything automatically gets tagged as bullshit in everyone's mind.